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American Samoa. 1978 ‘Unlawful Transfer of Weapons.’ Criminal Justice Code (1978) - Weapons; Chapter 42 (Section 46.4206). Pago Pago: Legislative Assembly. 13 December

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Unlawful Transfer of Weapons

(a) A person commits the crime of unlawful transfer of weapons if he:

(1) knowingly sells, leases, loans, gives away, or delivers a firearm or ammunition for a firearm to any person who, under the provisions of 46.4207, is not lawfully entitled to possess it;
(2) knowingly sells, leases, loans, gives away, or delivers a knife, rifle, shotgun or blackjack to a person less than 18 years old without the consent of the child's custodial parent or guardian, or recklessly sells, leases, loans, gives away, or delivers any other firearm to a person less than 18 years old; provided, that this does not prohibit the delivery of those weapons to any peace officer or member of the armed forces while performing his official duty; or
(3) recklessly sells, leases, loans, gives away, or delivers a firearm or ammunition for a firearm to a person who is intoxicated.

(b) Unlawful transfer of weapons under paragraph (a) (1) is a class D felony; unlawful transfer of weapons under paragraphs (a) (2) and (3) is a class A misdemeanor.

ID: Q381

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